PatrickLuimême
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DELL keyboard settings / key ( | & \ ) not recognized

Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:59 am

Hi

(please, be indulgent with my poor English)
I'm using Debian Wheezy on a raspberry B ( two USB ports, 512 MB).
a colleague gave me an old DELL USB keyboard. I manage to operate it, but do not have any access to s specific key which allows the usage of the pipe | and of the backslash \
....so I can not use commands like this one..... $ cat myfile | more
I do not know exactly what to set in the utility dedicated to that ( raspi-config )
Thanks for the advices if you can help me to operate my keyboard in its totality

Patrick

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Re: DELL keyboard settings / key ( | & \ ) not recognized

Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:11 pm

where in the world are you
what is the local keyboard layout as it will probably be using the UK one
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo raspi-config
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Re: DELL keyboard settings / key ( | & \ ) not recognized

Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:33 pm

my keyboard is the DELL SK-8115.
I indicated, as user pi, it was a DELL keyboard, but it is not enough....
=>which settings do I have to apply inside the raspi-config to enable the acess to the key pipe/ backslash ?
=> do I have to launch the raspi-config as simple user ( pi ) or as su ?

thanks for the advices

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Re: DELL keyboard settings / key ( | & \ ) not recognized

Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:52 pm

is it qwerty or azerty ?
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Re: DELL keyboard settings / key ( | & \ ) not recognized

Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:08 pm

it is a qwerty keyboard

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Re: DELL keyboard settings / key ( | & \ ) not recognized

Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:13 pm

There's an item about keyboard mapping in the Troubleshooting Wiki: http://elinux.org/R-Pi_Troubleshooting# ... an_Squeeze

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